Four-part course on the American Musical is back

‏When Doug Anderson first taught a course on the “American Musical,” he didn’t have a lot of technology at his disposal. He had, basically, a pile of cassette tapes.

Town Hall Theater is fabulous, fun and flourishing at 15!

Fifteen years ago, Middlebury’s Town Hall Theater re-opened after a long community effort to restore the historic landmark. Since then, it has been a Vermont success story, hosting 2,500 events and attracting half a million guests.

Letter to the editor: Little burg hosts a lot of talent

When I got to p.16 of the February edition I yelped out loud, for there was a glowing 3-page feature on Middlebury architect John McLeod — and it’s the second time the magazine has featured his firm.

He doesn’t just direct musicals, he composes them, too

“People don’t change, you just get to know them better.” That is the reoccurring line/theme of Douglas Anderson’s first musical production, “Welcome to Paradise,” which will debut this month at the Town Hall Theater.

American musicals are more than just song and dance

Add a little razz-ma-tazz to your life and shake off any winter doldrums with “A History of the American Musical,” a four-class series taught by Town Hall Theater Artistic Director Doug Anderson. This might sound familiar, and it is. Anderson taught the s … (read more)

THT to present virtual play about Nazi resistance

MIDDLEBURY — During turbulent times, it often takes great courage to speak out against injustice. German minister Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s heroic resistance to Adolph Hilter is the subject of a play by Town Hall Theater’s artistic director, Douglas Anderson, … (read more)

Doug Anderson’s role earns him a big award

MIDDLEBURY — Douglas Anderson has had an eclectic professional career. Educator. Writer. Producer. Director. And let’s throw in “quote machine” for good measure. “You make plans for the future, but the future is something that happens to you,” the ubiquit … (read more)